SLASH Performs On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'; Video Available

April 7, 2010

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on last night's (Tuesday, April 6) edition of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". Watch video of the appearance below.

As previously reported, Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC) has replaced Dave Henning (BIG WRECK) on bass in Slash's touring band. The rest of the group consists of rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY),drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) and vocalist Myles Kennedy from ALTER BRIDGE.

Slash will play a special "surprise" show at the Roxy in Hollywood, California on Saturday, April 10 at midnight.

Slash's solo album came out yesterday (April 6). To kick off the release, Slash will be the featured performer at Revolver Golden Gods Awards, with several of his album collaborators making special guest appearances. Slash will also make a series of late-night performances with talk show hosts George Lopez and Craig Ferguson.

Slash TV dates to watch (check local listings):

* Thursday, April 8 - "Lopez Tonight" with George Lopez (TBS)
* Thursday, April 8 - Revolver Golden Gods Awards ceremony from Hollywood (airs May 22 on VH1)
* Friday, April 8 - "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (CBS)

The guitarist uses a different guest vocalist on each track, including Fergie, M. Shadows, Kid Rock, Chris Cornell, Dave Grohl, Lemmy Kilmister, Iggy Pop and others.

(Thanks: www.velvetrevolver.mforos.com)

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